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- ranked highest in overall customer satisfaction by j.d. power and associates america's top rated internet-- now even faster, and crystal clear phone service. all for just... it's like getting 3 services for the price of 2. that's a 180 dollars savings over six months for the best in home entertainment. don't miss this unbeatable value 3 great services, for the price of 2. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v today. here's one for your skin that's clinically proven. olay professional pro-x wrinkle protocol is as effective as the leading wrinkle prescription brand at reducing the look of wrinkles. that's because olay has teamed with a highly specialized group of dermatologists and created a wrinkle protocol that gives you the results of the leading wrinkle prescription brand, without a prescription. olay professional pro-x. this is a guarantee you're guaranteed to love. >>> you're watching baltimore's station that works for you. now abc 2 news at 5. >> we've been getting some mixed signals about the economy this week, but one thing is certain. consum
. >>> pioneers who helped transform america. today 16 act, to athletes, and act virgin islands were honored with the presidential medal of freedom. >>> and see what happens when a would-be robber tries to rob a bar packed with off-duty cops. >>> and taking a look at the temperatures now, havre de grace 85 degrees. susan has the full forecast, coming up. my husband and i, we love to go to steakhouses i can smile, i can carry on our conversation i do most of the talking yes i wear dentures and they fit wonderful super poligrip acts as a seal between my dentures and my gums super poligrip makes eating more comfortable. even well fitting dentures can feel more comfortable with super poligrip. just a few dabs of super poligrip create a seal between your dentures and gums to make them more comfortable while you eat. i can eat my steak, i just love it. try super poligrip. >>> you're watching baltimore's station that works for you. now abc 2 news at 5. >> today president obama presented the nation's highest civilian honor to 16 people. the medal of freedom was awarded to actors, activists, and scie
. transitions. healthy sight in every light. transitions lenses are available at an america's best location near you. >>> you're watching baltimore's station that works for you. now abc 2 news at 5. >> oh, we've got more jon and kate plus 8. police were called to the home where jon and kate were in an argument. one source says kate called the house to find out which baby- sitter was helping out with the kids, and when she disapproved, they couple started fighting. police just helped calm things down. >>> it wasn't the first rock festival. some of the biggest bands didn't go. tickets became useless, and in new york thru-way closed. but today it's rock 'n roll mythology. for nearly half a million people who made the pilgrimage, going down to yaskar's farm will forever redefine them. visiting woodstock 40 years later. >> reporter: it was then and is now a symbol of peace, love, and happiness. >> woodstock was that flowering of an entire generation. it was the high watermark of peace and love. >> reporter: even 40 years later. >> peace, man. >> reporter: the woodstock music festival remains an iconi
that fixes and corporate america should not get off the hook. >> reporter: a whopping 159 million in state highway funds. >> now with an additional hit on highway user revenues, that's going to have a very severe impact on our ability to provide traffic, much needed road improvements. >> reporter: the list of cuts goes before the board of public works tomorrow. in annapolis, roosevelt leftwich, abc 2 news. >> in an effort to raise revenues, starting september 1st, the state will have a tax amnesty, allowing people who haven't already to pay up without heavy penalties and fines. it will run through the end of october. the last time the state did this, they were able to collect more than $40 million. >>> a robbery suspect is dead, shot by an anne arundel county police officer in the parking lot of a brooklyn park store. it happened last night at murph's lickers on richie highway. brian kuebler is here with more on the shooting and why the investigation continues tonight. >> reporter: well, marybeth, police say 47-year-old brian doukas was implicated in four robberies throughout anne arundel
the school aged children and their mom sps dad could better contain the swine flu. >>>longevity. america gets a reason to be happy. >>reporter: we are living longer according to a government report. >>some things we're doing right. we're smoking less. we're hopefully a little more active. we're getting screened for cancer. we're getting screened and becoming more engaged with what we need to do. >>reporter: men are living to be 75 years old, women 80. doctors give credit to medical advances and patience. >>i told a patient their cholesterol was too high and 20 years ago they might have said what's cholesterol. today the question back is, well, do you mean my good cholesterol or my bad cholesterol. >>reporter: mortality rates increase. flu deaths down #%. heart disease deaths and stroke down almost 5%. diabetes, hypertension and cancer also saw declines. women still outlive men, but that gap has narrowed now to five years. >>the reason the gap is narrowing between men and women is because men got the message that they should stop smoking. more men are celebrating more birthdays. that was the c
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"cancer research," the number of cancer deaths across america has declined steadily over the last several years. the research factors including prevention, early detect and better treatments have helped make huge gains in the fight against the disease. investigators looked at cancer mortality rates in the u.s. based on age, and found among individuals born after 1925, every age group has experienced a decline in the number of cancer deaths. people under 50 had the steepest decline in cancer deaths at 25.9% per decade. those over 50 saw about a 6.8% decline per decade. doctors say although the rate of cancer diagnosis continues to grow, early detection and effective treatment are cutting down on cancer-related deaths. for health minute, i'm melissa long. >>> most parents of small children have found about the little tykes company. little tykes is recalling now about 1.6 million toy workshops and trucks after an 11-month- old child got a plastic nail stuck in his throat. the boy recovered. the recall involves a variety of toys sold with red or blue plastic toy nails. they were sold on the l
of america in severna park. one of the men displayed what the victim said was a fake handgun and demanded money. she handed over the cash and her cell phone. if you have any information to help track down those suspects, you're asked to call metro crime stoppers at 1-866-7-lock- up. >>> and police continue to investigate a deadly boating accident on marley creek in anne arundel county. two boats crashed into each other near thomas point around 6:00 last night. a father and daughter were thrown out of one boat. they were rescued safely. but 47-year-old man died in the other boat. his name has not been released. witnesses tell abc 2 news that boaters frequently speed where marley and curtis creeks meet. department of natural resources police are still investigating the crash. >>> an anne arundel county teenager will be in court tomorrow for a hearing in the beating death of 14-year-old christopher jones. jones was attacked while riding a bicycle in his crofton neighborhood last may. it was a highly publicized case. police athe killings stem from a gang-related rivalry even though christophe
nation's highest court. >> the president called this a great day for america. sotomayor also is the third woman to serve on the high court. and senator mikulski was in washington voting. she was also working on health care reform. but it is one of her own bills gathering support on capitol hill. mikulski has co-sponsored a bill that would allow governments to jam cell phone signals in prison. the senator cowrote the bill after the high profile murder of carl lackl, whose killing was ordered from a cell phone in prison in baltimore. her bill has made it through committee and believes it will pass the full senate. >> i believe that it will pass. i think maryland has brought this to the attention of others and senator kay bailey. but it's coming back all over the country. >> mikulski says you can look forward to her fighting for this bill on capitol hill this fall. >>> and boy, it was a busy day for the senator, considering she just got out of the hospital today after ankle surgery. she had ankle surgery at mercy medical center. mikulski says she fell on steps after leaving an afternoon mass
the recession. >> if you look at the various ships and the fleet of the the united states of america, there is not a stronger ship than the uss maryland for getting us through to the other side of this storm. >> reporter: she is going to sail with a lot less wind behind it. the biggest losers state employees. 204 jobs cut, and 159 that won't be filled, saving $72 million. community-based care providers for health care services, $21 million in payment reductions. university of maryland system is losing $30 million, and reduced operating expenses and fund transfers. and local governments more than $200 million in aid for everything from highway funding to police and community colleges. such big hits could mean a reduction in local services, and eventually increase in costs for higher education. the board says it will look at everything, and the tuition freeze may not last. >> what is the breaking point? when we feel that quality is taking a back seat. as long as quality is in the front seat, we're going to work towards the highest quality, the best affordability, and the highest acce
by j.d. power and associates america's top rated internet-- now even faster, and crystal clear phone service. all for just... it's like getting 3 services for the price of 2. that's a 180 dollars savings over six months for the best in home entertainment. don't miss this unbeatable value 3 great services, for the price of 2. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v today. clean so deep... ...it's like your old mop's worst nightmare. ♪ [ thunder crashes ] [ man ] love stinks. ♪ love stinks! ♪ yeah! yeah! [ female announcer ] swiffer wet cloths clean better than a mop with new cleansers that attract dirt deep into the cloth and lock it away. new swiffer wet cloths clean better, or your money back. ♪ love stinks! >>> you're watching baltimore's station that works for you. now abc 2 news at 5. >> bill looks like a brute and claudette is still causing problems in parts of florida and alabama. it's been a few busy days as tropical storms churn up the surf. lindsey davis has the latest from florida. >> the 2009 hurricane season started june 1st,
between north korea and america and south korea as well. >> coming up at 6:00, more local reaction on what this means for the future of relationships with north korea. does the release of the journalists change your view of north korea? log on to abc2news.com to vote in our on-line poll located on the right-hand side of the home page. >>> new details about the man who went on a shooting rampage last night at a gym outside of pittsburgh. authorities say the suspect planned the crime for a long time because he was apparently angry and resentful over his inability to attract women. he unleashed his rage on a room full of women in an exercise class killing three and wounding nine before killing himself. behindlindsay davis has the details. >> reporter: only moments after class started, the suspect walked in and turned the lights out. at least 36 gunshots. >> we heard this loud boom. all after sudden i realized, you know, it was shots, like someone was shooting a gun inside the gym. >> reporter: jodi was 38. heidi 46 with a 15-year-old son. >> i wish i was there to help you. >> reporter: mary,
sharp tv, america's top rated internet-- now even faster, and crystal clear phone service. all for just... for 6 months. it's like getting 3 services for the price of 2. that's a $180 savings over six months for the best in home entertainment. don't miss this unbeatable value 3 great services, for the price of 2. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v this if fios. this is big. >>> abc 2 news at 5:30 is minutes away. hello, everybody. i'm terry owens. we're following last night's huge town hall meeting on health care reform. what you're saying about the turnout and the impact of the meeting. >>> general motors kicks off the first ever online sale of new cars. how the program is working. >>> and is it is that time already? back to school shopping and some help for kids in need. we're working those stories. susan is working the forecast, and it's all ahead at 5:30. >> thanks, terry. >>> check this out. this fire has been burning at a recycling plant since last night. it looks like it started with a spark from a worker's vehicle. asphalt and shingles
100% fiber optics straight to your home, for razor sharp tv, america's top rated internet-- now even faster, and crystal clear phone service. all for just... for 6 months. it's like getting 3 services for the price of 2. that's a $180 savings over six months for the best in home entertainment. don't miss this unbeatable value 3 great services, for the price of 2. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v this if fios. this is big. >>> now abc 2 news at 5:30. >> a westminster man faces an assault charge after an argument over myspace turned violent. good evening. i'm kelly swoope. maryland state police say the suspect threaten manned with a
optics straight to your home, for razor sharp tv, america's top rated internet-- now even faster, and crystal clear phone service. all for just... for 6 months. it's like getting 3 services for the price of 2. that's a $180 savings over six months for the best in home entertainment. don't miss this unbeatable value 3 great services, for the price of 2. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v this if fios. this is big. >>> abc 2 news at 5:30 is minutes away. hello, everybody, i'm terry owens. the reward is being raised in the search for the killer of a local business owner. >>> more debris in the collision over the hudson river. >>> and abc 2 works with you for a new scam alert on web ads. we'll have the stories and tell you how long the dangerously hot weather will last. that's all ahead at 5:30. >> thanks, terry. >>> our look around the nation takes us to florida where a 5 1/2 foot bull shark popped up on a guy's vote for a visit. they say it weighed about 125 pounds and describe it like nothing they have ever seen before in their life. >> o
in overall customer satisfaction by j.d. power and associates. america's top rated internet--now even faster, and crystal clear phone service. all for just $79.99 a month for 6 months. plus, for a limited time, a free multi-room dvr for 3 months. that's an overall savings of $240 dollars over six months. don't miss this unbeatable value 3 great services, for the price of 2. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v today. >>> now abc 2 news at 5:30. >> it is a new day at one of baltimore's oldest churches. good evening, everybody. i'm terry owens. bethel ame is back in business after a lightning strike and fire burned the steeple and part of the balcony. as roosevelt leftwich tells us, the church is looking at the opening as a time to renew their faith. it hit everyone like a bolt out of the blue, because it really was a bolt out of the blue, or more precisely out of the thunderstorm. lightning struck the historic bethel ame
- ranked highest in overall customer satisfaction by j.d. power and associates. america's top rated internet--now even faster, and crystal clear phone service. all for just $79.99 a month for 6 months. plus, for a limited time, a free multi-room dvr for 3 months. that's an overall savings of $240 dollars over six months. don't miss this unbeatable value 3 great services, for the price of 2. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v today. >>> now abc 2 news at 5:30. >> good evening, everybody. i'm terry owens. when it comes to getting people out of their homes and into the marketplace, there is no doubt cash for clunkers was a huge success. and many other retailers are quickly realizing that. joce sterman is here. >> reporter: you might not get 4,500-dollar, but retailers realize if they want to get you into their stores, they've got to ante up. from designer jeans to baby strollers and makeup, they're offering you a chance to make a trade. at babies r us in towson, the big ticket items are headed for the front of the store. they'll be front and c
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